The Bell Tree is a handsome stone-built pub surrounded by the beautiful waters and sandy beach of Broughty Ferry and conveniently close to the historic sights of Dundee. Broughty Ferry shows evidence of prehistoric settlement but its most famous site is the stunning Broughty Castle an imposing 15th century fort which now houses a museum on the north bank of the River Tay. Broughty Ferry has a distinct maritime air. Once christened the ‘Brighton of the North’ for its attractive seafront and century-old pier the Tay is banked by traditional fishermens cottages lining pretty Fisher Street. Broughty Ferry houses a stunning array of attractive art at the stylish Eduard Allesandro Studios gallery much of it depicting local scenes. Just down the road in the neighbouring West Ferry area lies Claypotts Castle a fascinating and immaculately preserved 16th-century ‘Z-plan’ house tower house.Whatever your reason for visiting the area The Bell Tree offers delicious pub food cask ales and fine wines in an historic setting.